Monday, January 28, 2013

Cabin Fever!

Just a little update on us.  We are all feeling better.  We are all ready for Spring and to be able to get outside again!  Cabin Fever is an understatement! David has been working on the basement again.  He got a load of drywall Sat. and by next weekend we'll be hanging it!  We're hoping to have it at least done enough to have Kaylynn's birthday party down there in July.  Here's a few pictures of the munchkin.  She saying so many new words!  Of course Mommy, Daddy, and now she says, baby, hi, bye, thanks, no thanks, moo, dog, doggy, duck, Pa (Grandpa), Pappy, attempts Grammy, Bebby (Becky, the babysitter), hat, juice, door, banana (ananna), shoes, bubbles, fish, no, yes, this, here.  That's all that I can think of.  And this girl LOVES her shoes!!  She carries them around.  Carries other people's around. Puts her and other people's on. We might have a slight shoe addiction!!  :) 
 We got potty seats for the big toilets for up and downstairs along with step stools.  She was showing interest at the sitter because of seeing the other kids sitting on it, so we said why not?  We are not pushing it, but the sitter, and we set her on it a few times a day.  Only tinkled once, but it's a start! She's only 18 months old!  It would be a littler easier if she could tell us when she needs to go, or is maybe going, but we're not pushing it.  It's still early. 

My camera battery is dead, so these are all from my phone. 

 Kaylynn's 1st time out in the snow and sled riding.  Wasn't to sure about it plus it was windy and cold!
 Pudding face!
 Pig tails.  She doesn't let me do this to often.
 Mommy and Kaylynn.
 Why yes, let's stick your hand all the way down in your pudding.
Checking out Daddy's new Dewalt tools. 
Mom will be heading back to Hershey in a few weeks for 5th round of chemo.  Then at some point after that they are going to move ahead with the stem cell transplant.  My 1 Aunt is a perfect match.  So hoping that everything continues to go smoothly and that soon we can put this behind us.  Her hair is really coming back in.  It's about a 1/2 '' or so.  She will need new clothes by the time this is all said and done.  She has lost approx 60-70 pounds so far.  Needless to say her clothes are not fitting to

Also, if you think of it pray for my Pap.  His health is really getting bad.  Thanks!


Sunday, January 13, 2013

And Now.....

Colds. Kaylynn and I now went from flu, to colds. UGH! Seems everyone is sick, been sick, getting  sick, getting sick seems never ending!  My Mom has a cold too. My sister Jamie has laryngitis and an ear infection. My other sister Tonya has allergies and a ear infection. Please, we need good health all around and some sunshine would be nice!!

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Sick Anyone?

Well, another year and yet another sickness begins in the Slagenweit household.  Ugh.  Sunday morning at 1:30am Kaylynn started with the vomiting...20 min later David started...I had the "other problem" until about 7:00am, then I had both problems going on.  When Kaylynn got up she seemed much better.  We, not so much.  Thank the Lord she was better because I have no clue how we would have done it!!  By 11 am I called David's Dad and he came to get her, and actually ended up keeping her overnight for us.  What a Blessing!!!  Gave us time to rest and get better.  My babysitter and her husband have it too, so badly that she had to take her husband to the ER to get fluids.  Also, some of the kids had it over the weekend.  It is awful!!  Now today, Dad S. called and he has been getting sick since 3am. :(  I feel soooooo bad we gave it to him!! I just ran some ginger ale over to him.  Hope it passes quickly.  I took off work again because my Sitter is still sick and has a Doc appt today and Dad S. said last night he wasn't feeling well, so left me no choice but to take off.

 It is so hard being a working Mom.  What else can you do when things happen? When your family gets sick? Vacation only goes so far! Also, you basically work for insurance and babysitter.  They just took my group leader pay away, so now I make $1.25 less than what I have for the last several years! So frustrating! Well, done venting on that subject. Gets me to upset.  I am looking for something else, maybe closer to home.  I just keep praying that things will work out work wise~ health wise~financial wise, just everything!  He will help!

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Mom's Back at Hershey

Mom and Dad made the trip back to Hershey today.  Started round 4 of chemo.  Should be getting out Wednesday.  The chemo seems to hit her about 2 weeks after getting the last treatment.  I pray it is a little easier on her this time.